Bee Gnome Plate

Designer: Bob Moreni



  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2-3 coats of FN-014 Antique White to the top side of the plate. Allow to dry.
  3. Using AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper under the pattern, trace the pattern onto the plate.
  4. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 3 coats each of the following colors to the areas listed: SC-20 Cashew Later to the nose and hands of the gnome. SC-16 Cotton Tail to the beard. SC-55 Yella Bout It to the wings and flower petals. SC-42 Butter Me Up to the hat, every other stripe on the body, and the flower center. SC-15 Tuxedo to the antennae, shoes, and every other stripe in the body.
  5. Using a CB-310 #10 Flat Shader, shade the nose and hands with SC-2 Melon Choly. Shade the wings and flower petals with SC-51 Poo Bear. Shade the SC-42 Butter Me Up areas with SC-5 Tiger Tail. Shade the shoes with SC-35 Grey Hare and stipple some on the antennae.
  6. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, blend some streaks of SC-35 Grey Hare in the beard.
  7. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, Apply 2 coats of SC51 Poo Bear to the honeycomb. Allow to dry.
  8. Outline the entire design using French Dimensions FD254 Black Licorice. Allow to dry.
  9. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of FN-009 Black to the back of the plate. Allow to dry.
  10. Stilt and fire to cone 06.



  • MB-1116 Casualwear Dinner Plate


  • SC-2 Melon Choly
  • SC-5 Tiger Tail
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-20 Cashew Later
  • SC-35 Grey Hare
  • SC-42 Butter Me Up
  • SC-51 Poo Bear
  • SC-55 Yella Bout It
  • FN-009 Black
  • FN-014 Antique White
  • FD254 Black Licorice

Decorating Accessories

  • AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-202 #2 Detail Brush
  • CB-310 #10 Flat Shader
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Sponge
  • Water
  • Pattern
  • Pencil
  • Palette
  • Paper Towels